News on the Division of Blood Diseases and Resources

Portrait of young woman wearing a protective mask laying in recliner chair receiving a blood transfusion
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Research Feature
Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. And according to the American Red Cross, a single donation can save up to three lives. On June 14, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) joins the World Health Organization (WHO) in observing World Blood Donor Day. Simone Glynn, M.D., M.P.H., chief of the Blood Epidemiology and...
Group of men and women exercising indoors.
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NHLBI in the Press
Everyone responds to exercise differently. Now, researchers are reporting an advance toward a blood test that can help predict an individual’s best exercise choice for optimizing cardiorespiratory fitness.